Morning Buzz | This Is Your Brain On Prayer

In today’s buzz, research will explore religion’s registry on the brain, the complicated relationship between science and religion sparks twitterversy, and soon-to-be proposed legislation would reverse President Obama’s recent executive action on immig… [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | News Outlets Have Real Influence on Audience Voting Habits, Says New Report

In today’s buzz, the late Governor Mario M. Cuomo’s open attitude towards his religion and politics, the decline of Christianity in the Northeast, and the role of Fox in the 2000 Bush-Gore presidential election.

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Morning Buzz | “Aweism” Is The Newest Non-Belief System

In today’s buzz, Pope Francis announces his new picks for Cardinals, a new article asks if immigration harms Americans, and “aweism” is born.

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Morning Buzz | How the Same-sex Movement is Inspiring the Gun Control Movement

In today’s buzz, Florida counties cease courthouse weddings in opposition of same-sex marriage and gun control proponents learn from the same-sex marriage movement.

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Morning Buzz | Newsweek Criticized for Portrayal of Christians in Cover Story

In today’s buzz, Newsweek’s cover story on the Bible creates controversy and online searches for sexual content high in religious and conservative states.

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Morning Buzz | PRRI’s Favorite Lists of 2014 Lists

In today’s buzz, the best of the best of 2014.

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In Religion News Service | Faith and Values in 2014

Religion News Service reports 10 telling numbers about religion and society this year, using several PRRI surveys.

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Morning Buzz | PRRI Presents: Holiday Reads

We’re going on a holiday hiatus from the buzz. To keep you informed and entertained, here’s a PRRI-approved list of articles, books, television series, and films.

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PRRI Speaks with Janelle Wong about Asian Americans’ Impact on Politics and Religion

Janelle Wong is an Associate Professor of American Studies and the Director of Asian American Studies at University of Maryland in College Park, MD. Her research focuses on race, immigration, and political mobilization. Dr. Wong is the author of Democracy’s Promise: Immigrants and American Civic Institutions (2006, University of Michigan Press) and co-author of two books on Asian American politics. She is currently working on a book about the impact Asian American and Latino evangelical Christians will have on the traditional conservative Christian movement and immigrant political participation. Recently, PRRI had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Wong in depth about some of the 2014 American Values Survey’s findings on Asian Americans.

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Morning Buzz | The 27 Next Hobby Lobbys

In today’s buzz, RNS crowns 2014 the year of church-state court decisions, the Church of England gets its first female bishop, and a new study suggests that religion and work mix well.

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